Friday October 23, 2020

Film blows the whistle on pharma greed

After 10 years working as a sales rep for US drugs companies, Irish-American Kathleen Slattery-Moschkau has made a film blowing the whistle on sales practices in the industry.

17th September, 2005

After 10 years working as a sales rep for US drugs companies, Irish-American Kathleen Slattery-Moschkau has made a film blowing the whistle on sales practices in the industry.

The film, Side Effects, centres on the dilemma facing a sales rep working on the launch of a new anti-depressant drug called Vivexx.

When the rep discovers her employer, a fictional company called Braden-Andrews, is suppressing details of potentially harmful side-effects of Vivexx, she is forced to choose...

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